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Session Lineup at Open Source Summit Europe and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe Offers Complete Overview of the Open Source Ecosystem

Leading open source experts to speak on topics including AI, blockchain, cloud, containers/Kubernetes, embedded systems, IoT, Linux, networking and more

SAN FRANCISCO, August 14, 2018The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the session agenda for Open Source Summit Europe and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe, taking place October 22-24 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Open Source Summit Europe session highlights include:

  • Using Containers for GPU Workloads – Christian Brauner, Canonical
  • Logging, and Errors, and Metrics – Oh My! – Chloe Condon,
  • Scalable Monitoring of Apache Spark with Prometheus – Diane Feddema and Zak Hassan, Red Hat
  • Software Philanthropy for Everyone – Kevin P. Fleming, Bloomberg
  • Understanding User Namespaces – Michael Kerrisk, Training and Consulting
  • Building Stable Trees with Machine Learning – Julia Lawall, Inria and Sasha Levin, Microsoft
  • Establishing Image Provenance and Security in Kubernetes – Adrian Mouat, Container Solutions

Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe session highlights include:

  • Pushing Kubernetes Experience to IoT Devices – Erno Aapa, Eliot
  • Common Attacks on IoT Devices – Christina Quast
  • Embedded Linux on RISC-V Architecture – Status Report – Khem Raj, Comcast
  • Supporting Hardware Codecs in a Linux System – Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
  • Real Time is Coming to Linux; What Does that Mean to You? – Steven Rostedt, VMware
  • Creating an IoT Data Layer for Collecting, Storing, Analyzing and Reacting to Data – David G. Simmons, InfluxData

View the full schedule for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit.

Registration is $800 through August 18 and includes access to all sessions at both Open Source Summit Europe and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe. Additional alumni, academic, non-profit and Linux Foundation member discounts are available as well; details are available on the event registration page. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are currently being accepted. For information on eligibility and how to apply, please click here.

Open Source Summit Europe is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Over 2,000 are expected to gather for the event.

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference for companies and developers using Linux in embedded products. The conference gathers user-space developers, product vendors, kernel, and systems developers to collaborate.

OpenIoT Summit is a technical conference for the developers and architects working on industrial IoT. It provides the technical knowledge needed to deliver smart connected products and solutions that take advantage of the rapid evolution of IoT technologies. It is the only IoT event focused on the development of open IoT solutions.

The Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies.

Members of the press who would like to request a press pass to attend should contact Dan Brown at

Open Source Summit Europe and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit Europe are made possible thanks to Diamond Sponsors Intel and Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors IBM and SUSE; and Gold Sponsors Amazon Web Services, Nutanix, Red Hat, Sumologic and VMware.

Additional Resources

YouTube: Why Attend Linux Foundation Events (

Open Source Summit Europe 2017 Event Recap (

Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2017 Event Recap (

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